Riley Hackford-Peer has a loving family comprised of two moms, himself, and his little brother, and he wants Utah's governor to know that his family deserves equal protection.
The office of Utah's governor announced today the state will not recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages that took place before a federal injunction brought such marriages to a halt Monday.
An ongoing investigation of former Utah attorney general John Swallow has netted an unexpected discovery regarding transphobia within the 2012 Swallow reelection campaign.
Utah's attorney general has filed an emergency request for a stay of a December ruling that brought marriage equality to Utah.
The last four holdout counties in Utah will now issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, as the state continues to seek a stay — and, eventually, an overturn — of a judge's marriage equality ruling.
But the federal judge who issued the initial ruling will hear the state's argument against marriage equality in court on Monday.
Some activists believe marriage equality, with all its benefits for children as well as adults, will arrive soon in Utah.